Valentines Cards / January 4, 2019 / Rachel Gates
It came from a time of collecting these types of catchy cute sayings and riddles. These can still be found today on the Valentines that are purchased out of the box. The Cards The cards used to fill a box with a variety of different styles and designs. Common ones were those of fruits and vegetables with these puns on them or they could include a few pictures of cute animals. Today childrens Valentines are more often in their favorite cartoon character. Homemade Valentines While children may not feel comfortable with providing homemade Valentines to their classmates today they can and should still make them for their friends outside the classroom for their adult friends and other loved ones. Not only is it a fun task to do but it helps with motor skills and creativity as well. All that is needed is a simple piece of paper.
If your child seems to want to use only Valentines that are store bought this should be okay as well. Allow them to pick those that they find enjoyable and help them to make those for others as well. Valentines Day is a wonderful occasion for giving your loved ones handmade greeting cards but coming up with Valentine card ideas all by yourself is not always easy. After all you want your card to be special and something your loved ones will always treasure. Choosing the right motif or embellishment for your Valentine card is the key to a great card. Your embellishment generally becomes the focal point of your card and the element that stands out the most so think carefully about what you want to use. The scrapbooking industry always makes sure we have plenty of different Valentines Day embellishments to choose but do not let yourself be overwhelmed by the sheer number of choices.
But if you are looking for something a little different or more personalised why not consider incorporating your recipients interests or hobbies into your card motifs. For example if your special someone loves to travel maybe you could use the image of a compass with a heart in the middle and the words "My heart always points to you." Or if your special someone is a baseball fan you might include an image of a baseball bat and a heart-shaped baseball. Almost any theme can be easily adapted to suit a Valentines Day card. All you need to do is to work in a little heart or two and your Valentines Day message will be crystal clear. Valentines Day is traditionally a time for sending loved ones and friends greeting cards expressing how much you care about them.